Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Box it - 5501 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 15617 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28883 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
multiple cursor alternative - 1296 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values inside brackets - 2044 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2600 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 6807 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 369 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 13750 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
One to Ten - 1643 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Line under headers - 1221 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 7
Reorder the groups - 869 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 6679 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Com(m)a Trouble - 2549 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 10898 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 10110 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
ninja substitution - 959 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11806 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Jean-Francois Parent
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